7th Wave RYA Training Centre at Port Erin

A small sailing school making big waves…

Celebrating 18 years in Port Erin! 7th Wave RYA Recognised Training Centre has a superb beachside venue, home-grown, happy, helpful staff and a proven track record for creating high quality sailors, RYA Dinghy Instructors and even a few World Champions!

Whether you want to try sailing, learn powerboating, understand navigation or enjoy a paddle around the bay, we are here to get you on the water and discover something amazing on your doorstep. With clear waters, stunning sunsets and an abundance of marine life, Port Erin Bay is perfect for watersports.  Dip your toes in and let us show you the ropes.  We are the island’s sailing and powerboating specialists.


Our popular Youth Sailing Weeks allow youngsters to work through the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme.  Courses run from Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm each day.  

Courses for beginners, intermediate and advanced sailors run each week during the school holidays. In the event of bad weather we have a full shore-based activity program

These weeks are a great way to learn to sail, make new friends and enjoy nature’s playground on our doorstep. The minimum age is 8 years old. We provide all the equipment required and RYA certificates and logbooks.

Taster Session 8 – 11 year olds

Saturday 29th June from 10.30 to 12.30

Take the helm for the first time and let us show you the ropes. Perfect for any youngster who would like to have a go at sailing. £40 per person.

Kayak and Paddleboard Hire

Single kayaks £15.00 per hour, double kayaks £25.00 per hour. 

Stand Up Paddleboards £25.00 per hour.

Sessions are priced per hour and start on the hour, please arrive a few minutes early.

We have a safety boat and qualified drivers on the water to look after you.

Our shop is located on Strand Road, Port Erin.  We stock Sola wetsuits, buoyancy aids, neoprene gloves, boots, hoods, spray tops and accessories,  bodyboards, snorkelling gear, beach toys and much much more.